Problem Solving in Oncology Series

This award winning series of Oncology titles is published in partnership with the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP), a leading authority in this specialised field.

For each title a prestigious team of editors bring together a diverse range of experts to explore an aspect of oncology in robust detail. The results are presented as a series of perspectives and case studies, offering clear pathways and problem solving solutions for clinicians. Books in the series have been praised for offering “a rich perspective into complicated treatment pathways” (British Geriatrics Society) and have received highly-regarded BMA book awards.

Oncologists, surgeons, general physicians and trainees along with oncology nurses, clinical scientists and healthcare administrators will find these clinical titles an important resource.



New from EBN Health and the Association of Cancer Physicians

The authors provide a compendium of best practice, including 25 case studies to act as models for professionals to make decisions, either for individual patients or as the basis for policy across an organisation, planning area, region or country. This guide is designed as a handbook for practising clinicians and professionals. It is also an excellent training tool, which will help new teams and clinical staff to align thinking, develop procedures, and adopt best practice.

Book Details:
ISBN: 978 0 99559 540 8 Paperback, ISBN: 978 0 99559 541 5 eBook

Publication Date: January 2018

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Problem Solving Through Precision Oncology

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This practical learning and reference handbook provides an overview of the latest progress in the developing field of precision oncology, plus a ground breaking collection of case studies ("Problems") showing precision oncology in practice. The book includes a clear, readable summary of developments, alongside real-life case studies, providing a valuable update for all involved in the oncology community. The editors lead research and clinical teams at four UK centres of excellence in the field.

Book Details:
ISBN: 978 1 84692 111 7 Paperback, ISBN: 978 1 84692 653 2 eBook
Publication Date: January 2017

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 Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients 


Winner of the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards - FIRST PRIZE IN Oncology
An evidence-based guidebook that will assist managing the older cancer patient and implementing the appropriate treatment strategy taking account of comorbidities, frailty, and patient choice. Based around case studies, this carefully crafted book shares the experience of an expert multidisciplinary team in the interest of patient centred care.

 Book details:
ISBN: 978 1 84692 110 0 Paperback, ISBN: 978 1 84692 650 1 eBook
Publication Date: 2016

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Problem Solving in Acute Oncology

PSAO CoverThis book is focused on the needs of cancer patients who present acutely with issues relating to their diagnosis and management, complications of their cancer, complications arising from their treatment, or who require appropriate symptom control or palliative care. This book proposes a template that can be used by any professional involved in the planning and delivery of acute oncology care around the world.

Book Details:
ISBN: 978 1 84692 108 7 Paperback, ISBN: 978 1 84692 649 5 eBook
Publication Date: 2015

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Problem Solving in Oncology

PSO CoverThe first book in the Problem Solving in Oncology series, this book presents a comprehensive caseload as seen by the oncologist. Each case begins with a few practical questions, followed by clinical presentation and the logical work-up of a case to reach a diagnosis with a rapid pictorial overview of the clinical steps involved. Essential references are provided. Each of the major areas of cancer is covered, along with pain, management of chemotherapy, and psychological issues.

Book Details:
ISBN: 978 1 904392 84 2 Paperback, ISBN: 978 1 84692 576 4 eBook
Publication Date: 2008

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